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Hong Kong police fire tear gas in feverish start to 22nd weekend of protests

Hong Kong police fire tear gas in feverish start to 22nd weekend of protests

Masked Hong Kong riot police stopped and searched people arriving on Saturday for a march billed as a global "emergency call" for autonomy for a city that was guaranteed its freedoms when it returned from British to Chinese rule in 1997.

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong disqualifies democracy activist Joshua Wong from district elections

Hong Kong's government disqualified prominent pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong from upcoming district elections on Tuesday, a move likely to sow further discord in a city hit by five months of anti-government unrest.

China threatens Germany over foreign minister's meeting with activist

China threatens Germany over foreign minister's meeting with activist

China formally summoned the German ambassador to Beijing on Wednesday and threatened negative consequences for bilateral relations after Foreign Minister Heiko Maas met with Hong Kong protest leader Joshua Wong earlier this week.

Taiwan urged to join fight for Hong Kong democracy

Taiwan urged to join fight for Hong Kong democracy

Hong Kong activists urged Taiwan on Tuesday to help promote democracy in the Chinese-ruled city amid its worst political crisis in decades

Fire, tear gas and petrol bombs as Hong Kong engulfed by chaos

Fire, tear gas and petrol bombs as Hong Kong engulfed by chaos

Chaos engulfed Hong Kong's financial heart on Saturday night as police fired tear gas and water cannon at petrol-bomb-throwing protesters, who defied a ban on rallying

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong charged in crackdown on protests

Hong Kong authorities on Friday charged pro-democracy activist Joshua Wong with organising an illegal protest as they tighten a clampdown on unrest that has plunged the Asian financial hub into its biggest political crisis

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong jailed over protest

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong was jailed for the second time Wednesday for his role in mass pro-democracy protests as concern grows that prison terms for young campaigners are shutting down debate in the semi-autonomous city as Beijing increases control.

Thailand bars entry to HK activist 'at China's request'

Thailand bars entry to HK activist 'at China's request'

Thailand on Wednesday barred entry to a Hong Kong student activist who helped organise pro-democracy protests in the Chinese-ruled city in 2014, with a newspaper saying he had been "blacklisted" at China's request.